Dangerous Online Habits: The Geography of Cyber Savviness
Kaspersky Lab has tested the cyber savviness of more than 18 thousand users worldwide to find out how they behave on the Internet and how risky their online habits are. The respondents were presented with a series of standard online situations that most users face, and a variety of answers to choose from.
Kaspersky Lab: Kids Spend More of Their Lives Online As They Grow Up
Kids today spend more of their lives online than offline, according to research carried out by Kaspersky Lab and iconKids & Youth. As kids grow older, offline activities tend to transfer to the online world.
Kaspersky Small Office Security Is the Leader in New AV-TEST Research under Windows 10
AV-TEST has evaluated 11 small business security solutions to find out, which provides the most effective security for Windows 10. According to the test results, Kaspersky Small Office Security took first place.
Online Data Sharing Wrecks Marriages and Careers
The survey, which was conducted in co-operation with B2B International, questioned more than 12,000 people worldwide and found that many people risk sharing personal data through online communication channels, in the dangerous online environment.
Social Network Sharing Makes Users an Easy Target for Cybercriminals
A quiz from Kaspersky Lab, with more than 1,000 Filipino respondents, has found that almost a third (30%) of social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online – not just their friends. This is leaving the door wide open for cybercriminals to attack, as users remain unaware of just how public their private information can be on these channels.
Adwind: Malware-as-a-Service Platform that Hit more than 400,000 Users and Organizations Globally
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published extensive research on the Adwind RAT, a cross-platform, multifunctional malware program also known as AlienSpy, Frutas, Unrecom, Sockrat, JSocket and jRat, and which is distributed through a single malware-as-a-service platform.
Carbanak and beyond: banks face new attacks: Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist
A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cyber-criminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in the same style: Metel and GCMAN. They attack financial organizations using covert APT-style reconnaissance and customized malware along with legitimate software and new, innovative schemes to cash out.
Kaspersky Lab Exposes the Poseidon Group: A Commercial Malware Boutique Operating on Land, Air and Sea
First ever publicly-known Brazilian Portuguese-speaking cyberespionage campaign targeting financial institutions as well as telecommunications, manufacturing, energy and media companies.
Kaspersky Lab Takes Ferrari Partnership To The Next Level With “Secure Your Ferrari Experience Competition”
Participants from each of the five Southeast Asian (SEA) countries who can ace the Kaspersky Lab challenge in the shortest time possible will have the chance to watch one of the most anticipated races in the 2016 Formula One world championship season.
Consumers Undermine their Online Security by Sharing Passwords
Nearly half (44%) of Internet users admit having shared their passwords with somebody or left them visible for people to see, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent consumer surveys*, one of which has 1,394 respondents from the Philippines.
Kaspersky Lab: Mobile banking threats among the top 10 malicious financial programs for the first time
In terms of online threats or web-based attacks, the annual statistics revealed almost 3 out of 10 Filipino web users faced some form of web-based attacks last 2015.
Kaspersky Lab on business threats: 2015 saw the number of cryptolocker attacks double
Kaspersky Lab’s experts found that in 2015 well over half (58%) of corporate PCs were hit with at least one attempted malware infection, up three percentage points on 2014.
The End of the World for APTs As We Know Them in 2016
Advanced Persistent Threats or APTs as we know them will cease to exist in 2016, replaced by deeper, embedded attacks that are harder to detect and trace back to the perpetrators, according to Kaspersky Lab experts.
Many Users Still Use Only One Password for All Accounts, Kaspersky Lab Quiz Reveals
Over half (57%) of respondents admitted they kept their passwords on a piece of paper, on their phones, in text files on their computers, or saved them in the browser.
Finance, Telco and IT Sectors Top Targets for DDoS Attacks in 2015
Around one in four IT, telecoms and financial services companies experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in the last 12 months, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.
Kaspersky Lab’s New Malware Count Falls by 15,000 a Day in 2015, as Cybercriminals Look to Save Money
According to Kaspersky Lab, 2015 marked the moment when demand for new malicious programs reached saturation point, as the number of new malware files detected every day by its products fell by 15,000, from 325,000 in 2014 to 310,000